Blair Underwood Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Mar, 2016
Facts of Blair Underwood
Date of Birth: 1964 , August-25
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Blair Underwood
Birth Name Blair Erwin Underwood
Father Frank E. Underwood, Sr.
Mother Marilyn Ann Scales Underwood
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Tacoma, Washington
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 8 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 79 KG
Married Yes
Married to Desiree DaCosta (m. 1994)
Children Paris Underwood, Brielle Underwood, Blake Underwood
Education Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Carnegie Mellon University
Awards Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album 2009
Movies Ironside 2013
TV Show The Event 2010 2011
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Blair Underwood was born on August 25, 1964 and his birth name is Blair Erwin Underwood. Blair’s birth place is Tacoma, Washington, United States. Blair is son of mother Marilyn Ann Scales and father Frank Eugene Underwood, Sr. His mother was an interior decorator and his father was a United States Army colonel. He was raised in United States and Stuttgart, Germany. Blair’s ethnicity is Afro American. According to his nationality he is American. Blair’s sibling information is missing.

Blair Underwood attended Petersburg High School in Petersburg, Virginia and earned his high school degree from the college. Later he joined Carnegie Mellon School of Drama which is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 In 1985, Blair made his career debut from an American television series Knight Rider. In 1986 he appeared in the role of Terry Corsaro in an American crime drama Downtown. In 1987 he made his appearance in L.A. Law as Jonathan Rollins and he was featured in 149 episodes of the TV series. For his role in the series he has also been awarded with NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor and he was also nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. Same year he also was featured in TV series Scarecrow and Mrs. King and 21 Jump Street.

His other television career includes A Different World (1991), High Incident (1996), Sex and the City (2003), Fatherhood (2004), The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006), Dirty Sexy Money (2007), In Treatment (2008), The Event (2010), Superman of Tokyo (2012), Thunder and Lightning (2013) and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015).

Blair Underwood has also appeared in several TV movies, Mickey's 60th Birthday (1988), The Cover Girl and the Cop (1989), Murder in Mississippi (1990), Soul of the Game (1996), Mama Flora's Family (1998), Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006) and The Trip to Bountiful (2014). And he was also been featured in several movies. 

Blair Underwood is very talented actor and he has shown his skills in several movies and series. Blair’s relational status is married and his sexual orientation is straight. In the past Blair may had affair with several beautiful ladies but he has not revealed about his dating history. There are no any rumors relating him other than his wife.

Blair Underwood had an affair Desiree DaCosta, and after few years of dating he married his girlfriend in 17th September 1994. And they have been married for 21 years and they seem to be satisfied with his married life with his spouse. He has three children, one son and two daughters namely, Paris Underwood, Brielle Underwood and Blake Underwood. He currently lives in Petersburg Virginia, United States.  

Blair Underwood has estimated net worth of 8 million dollars but his salary is under review. His height is 5 feet and 11 inches and has well maintained body. Blair’s bio information is updated in IMDb.